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Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT Project Will Be Ready In May – Sanwo-Olu

Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT Project Will Be Ready In May – Sanwo-Olu

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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday assured that the long-awaited Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT project will be delivered in May 2020.

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Sanwo-Olu gave the assurance when he led a team of cabinet members to inspect ongoing work on the project.

According to him, the 13.68 kilometres of roads is about 70 percent completed, with 14 stations.

The 14 stations have 5 bilateral stations; stations facing both sides and 9 median stations.

The governor noted that the delay in some parts of the project along the corridor is caused by residents who throw waste into the drainage system, advising residents to desist from this as perpetrators would face the wrath of the law.

“The situation with drainage here is human-induced because of the lifestyle of our people. I am aware that this whole drainage was cleared a couple of days ago and we can all see the amount of rubbish that is left here now.

“We are hoping to start with about a minimum of 200 buses, once we come and we see the scaling up, the BRT can move up to 300 and 350 buses, based on the traffic that we see and the utilization of the corridor.

“Once this is completed, there is a likelihood that we do a phase 2 of the project which will take us from here into Ogun State, where we have old toll plaza. We want to reduce the traffic from the whole neighbourhood in Ogun State to Oshodi. Before the end of May, we should complete the entire Infrastructure along this road,” he reveals.

He added that “Essentially, we are pushing the contractors to ensure that all of the infrastructures that is required to put this to use are achieved.

“The contractors have not been denied finances and we are going to ensure we work with them. We are going to ensure that the Commission date is sacrosanct, we will Commission it on the date we have set out for ourselves.”

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